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Beck+Col

beckandcolstafford@gmail.com

Los Angeles, CA

Education

Beck                               Col

BA UCLA 2010               BA CSUN 2010

MFA CalArts 2019          MFA CSULA 2014

Solo

2019         The Revolting Lumpen! a classical opera reboot, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

                 The Revolting Lumpen! a classical opera, D300 CalArts, Valencia, CA

2018         The Monstern! Live, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

2017         Monster Romp! Live, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

                 The Monstern! Live, D301 CalArts, Valencia, CA 

2016         Rainbow Face!, Totally Rad Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2015         Monster Mash!, Project Space 2920, Inglewood, CA

Group

2019         Future Ghosts, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

                 The Revolting Lumpen! a procession, COAST, Santa Monica, CA

                 Spectre of Lost Futures! an undead aria, Haunts, JOAN Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                 Lumpy Song, Elliot Reed Brunch Construct: Shiftin Variable Options Welcome, 123 Astronaut

                 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

                 Lumpy Song, 18th St Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

                 Monstern Saloon, Video in Site: The Action Film, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

                 Lumpy Scream, Project Scream (link), curatorial sound project by Carmina Escobar, Fy and Tom Leeser

                 CalArts Booth Other Places Art Fair, San Pedro, CA    

 

2018        Passively Rotting Mass, Super Flexible, graduating MFA group show, CalArts, Valencia, CA

                Runaway Puppet!, Hallow's Eve Artists Maze, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, CA

                Pink Lumphoma, Fundraiser for Swing Left, Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                Rainbow Face! on Vacation, Desert Daze Music+Art Festival, Lake Perris, CA

                The Monstern, Screening, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

                Monstern Saloon, Videohouse 3, Human Resources, LA

                Monstern Saloon, Videohouse 3, Deslave, Tijuana, Mexico

                Monstern Saloon, Videohouse 3, Biquini WAX EPS, Mexico City, Mexico

                Nah Oblivion (video with Elliot Reed), Touch Me Cut Me Feel Me Volume II, Wild Embeddings, Brooklyn, NY

2017        Monstar Smash, Desert Daze Music+Art Festival, Joshua Tree, CA

                Frost Bite!, Long Beach, CA

                Rainbow Face!, Coast Festival, Santa Monica, CA

                Monster Mass, Third Shift Festival, St. John, NB, Canada

                Monstar, Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Sweden

                MonsterRock, Tote Your Float, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

                Monster Romp Live!, In Real Life: Studio, Hammer Museum

 

2016        Monster Mass, In Real Life: Studio, Hammer Museum

                Rainbow Face Live!, Gong Show CLUB PRO Edition, Club Pro Los Angeles

                Rainbow Face Live!, Third Shift Festival, St. John, NB, Canada

                Monster Mass, Global Village 2016, Landshut, Germany

                Monster Mass, KunstSalon, Kasteel Daelenbroeck, Netherlands

                Rainbow Face, MANPOWER Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

                Rainbow Face Live!, REDCAT, Los Angeles

                Rainbow Face, Daughters of Onion.Land, Jan Brandt Gallery, Illinois

                Graph Line Sheet, Here's the Thing, Art Share LA, Los Angeles

2015        Monster March, Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA

                Monster Smash, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA

                The Distance between two Points, CalArts, D-300 Gallery, Valencia, CA

Publications + Grants

2019         CalArts Interdisciplinary Grant

2018         Interview for Third Shift Catalogue

2017         Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant for Monster Romp

                Rainbow Face Live!, Emergency Index, Vol. 6

2016        Roses, music video for song by Rachel Mason, King Kong Magazine

                Roses, music video for song by Rachel Mason, Impose Magazine

                Roses, music video for song by Rachel Mason, Big Takeover Magazine

                Roses, music video for song by Rachel Mason, Sound & Vision Mexico

Residencies

2020        The Revolting Lumpen! San Diego International Airport Performing Arts Residency, San Diego, CA

2017        Rainbow Face! on Vacation, Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica, CA